Week 4: Groceries In Review

Last week’s shop was a breakthrough. It was the first time I took a lot of time to compile all the amazing suggestions and put them to good work. The Internet, I must say, can be an awesome place. Complete strangers were nice enough to spend the time handing out amazing suggestions and advice – […]

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Weeks 2 & 3: Groceries In Review

As I gear up for what I’m looking to be a very strong Week 4 – aided by a TON of great suggestions and advice (thank you!) – it’s important to take a look at how the last couple weeks panned out. First, let’s take a quick look at the most common suggestions and advice. […]

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$35/Week Shopping: Week 3

Oh, hello there, Lifehackers! For Week 3 of my shop, I took two separate trips to Whole Foods Market in Brighton (Boston, Massachusetts, no, not England). While I have avoided “Whole Paycheck” up until this point, it happens to be the closest grocery store to my apartment. Less than a mile from my place, and […]

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$35/Week Shopping: Week 2

For my second week shopping, I took into account some things I learned the previous week. And still having a decent amount of rice – and I went for better bread while re-stocking beans, eggs. I also sprung for vegetables to mix in to meals: peppers, onions, canned tomatoes. This week I traveled to Wegman’s, which (somewhat) recently […]

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Week 1 Recipes: Sriracha All The Things

Sriracha all the things! BuzzFeed agrees! I tried to develop three recipes this week. The first was a chickpea salad that used old butter lettuce. While it wasn’t horrible – chickpeas, old butter lettuce, Italian salad dressing, hummus and chia seeds – it really wasn’t worth breaking down and sharing. Instead, I will share the […]

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Week 1: Groceries In Review

As I put Week 1 of my experiment to a close, it’s important to look back at the results of what I purchased for this week. In the previous post I mentioned that in this initial week’s shop I had not given it too much thought – instead just relying on old habits and instincts. As you […]

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Thirty-Five Dollars A Week: Preface

The $35/Week series is about eating on a $35/week budget. I hope through my efforts to show that eating well does not have to come with a high cost. I also hope to sharpen my self-discipline and learn a bunch of things – about food, recipes, creativity and about myself.

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